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Above Average Guy

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Picture this – You’re sat watching TV when suddenly someone blasts through your roof, flies you to Japan and the next thing you know, you’re competing in a Japanese game show.

Solve your way through 43 puzzles and show everyone you have what it takes to be above average!

1.1 update log.

- Added option to play game silent on start up.
- Fixed multiple clicks on announcer.
- Fixed bug with controls switching up.
- Removed 'menu' button due to misclicks.

I contemplated adding a save for levels (Stats and everything in the game save) however the game was made to be ran
without a save and I feel it takes away from the game so I didn't implement it.

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New features to be added:
"Pause" button.
In the pause menu:
In the settings menu:
Music on/off.
Sounds on/off.
Replace "Start" with "Continue" and "New Game".
Add more rooms to the apartment.

Fantastic game. Although a little hard at first, it gets easier the more you play it. Also very fun too.

That was Very Good Entertaining Game i Played
i Eagerly Enjoyed it!!

Quite enjoyeable game. I played all the way to the end.

I recommend.

One of my favorites in its genre, although not perfect. The chopsticks as the cursor become more of a nuisance and hindrance as sometimes it doesn't read your clicks, which particularly hurts trackpad users. The "don't hit the purple block" levels past the first one have, in my opinion, bogus hitboxes (a few times I know for a fact I didn't touch purple but still place the pillar). Making them disappear I think is also a bit cheap since the game is timed based and thus time becomes unnecessarily added since you have to wait for the game to start its process over.

The controls in particular cause most of the issues since you slide for a couple frames too long (and again, sometimes jumping is unresponsive, causing unnecessary deaths/time wastes).

On the positive note, this game probably has the best "out of the box" thinking I can think of that's actually fun and fair, has a great look, an even better soundtrack and has loads replayability. It's still a great game, but a few "annoying for the sake of it" just keeps me from giving it five stars. But it's something I definitely will play again and recommend to friends.

ChrisJeffGames responds:

Thanks for the review. Appreciate the depth you went in about the game and I'm glad you had fun with it! :)

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3.98 / 5.00

Jan 19, 2014
1:01 PM EST